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BULB DIGITAL PORTFOLIO FREE BULB+
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bulb Digital Portfolios is giving all teachers bulb+, the company’s premium account, absolutely free. Now teachers everywhere can use bulb to fuel their professional growth and teaching. With a free bulb+ account, teachers can create personal collections, curriculum and resources, track professional development, establish learning plans, and more.

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CODE WITH GOOGLE
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Code with Google combines Google’s free curriculum and programs that build coding skills—from beginner level to advanced—to help students succeed. Teachers can integrate CS First into their classroom, guide their high school students to the free code learning app Grasshopper to learn Javascript, or share CS scholarship opportunities with students.

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GOOGLE FOR EDUCATION ORIGINALITY REPORTS
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Google for Education launched Originality Reports, a new feature that helps both instructors and students ensure the authenticity of coursework by flagging any text that has missed citations and has high similarity with text on the web or in books. It is available through the Classrooms and Assignments feature.

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MCGRAW-HILL ALEKS ALLSTAR EDUCATOR AWARDS
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McGraw-Hill announced the launch of the first annual ALEKS All-Star Educator Awards, a new awards program honoring outstanding educators. The inaugural 2019 program will recognize one K-12 teacher and one higher education instructor who have used ALEKS to achieve exceptional results, going above and beyond to help students succeed.

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SQUIRRELS LLC DITTO TVOS RECEIVER APP
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Ditto is a wireless presentation software made by Squirrels LLC, a creator of screen mirroring technology including AirParrot and Reflector. Ditto users can screen mirror multiple device types and up to four devices simultaneously with the new Ditto tvOS Receiver app. The app covers Chrome OS, iOS, Windows, and more.

Hardware 

Vernier GoDirect blood pressure device

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Vernier GoDirect Spirometer

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Vernier Software & Technology (www.vernier.com/biology/physiologylaunched the Go Direct Spirometer and Go Direct Blood Pressure sensors to engage students in hands-on data collection. These new sensors join the suite of curriculum resources for high school and college-level physiology which includes 11 Go Direct sensors and the Human Physiology Experiments lab book.

Hall Research UHB-SW2

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The Hall Research (hallresearch.com/page/Products/UHB-SW2UHB-SW2 is a wall plate HDBaseT extender kit comprised of a 2-gang wall plate Sender and a Receiver. The system is perfect for all commercial AV and K-12 installations and supports HDMI, USB 2.0 and VGA with audio input.

Ashley Audio mXa-1502 Mixer Amp

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Ashly Audio’s (www.ashly.comnew mXa-1502 Mixer Amp is an integrated product bringing four zones of mixing and DSP, plus 2 x 150W of power and programmable mic preamps and a complete DSP suite – all in a single, compact rack-mountable unit. Schools can use this for theater productions and auditorium presentations.